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Brewed by Cantillon
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Brussels, Belgium

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RATINGS: 842   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Vigneronne is a blending muscat grapes and lambic, the brewers and beer merchants produced the "druivenlambik" (grapes lambic). White grapes soaked in lambic. The fructose, which abounds in these fruits, enables us to make a beer which is more mellow than the Gueuze or the other fruit beers. The spontaneous fermentation, the ageing in the barrels for several years and the addition of grapes make it a distant cousin of certain white wines. Changed name from Druivenlambik in 1987.


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ontbeertaster (2338) - Ontario, - MAR 24, 2013
Bottle, pours a nice bright yellow, nice foamy head, the flavour was very tart, could be the most sour beer iver had, it was nice, the grapes come through lighty, enjoyed, thanks for the share


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BVery (6626) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Sampled from a bottle brought by JK to WTWBA 2014 in Minneapolis. Hazy yellow pour. Yeast and funk. Some grape with a dry finish. Very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
neongolden (477) - Linköping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 19, 2014
(Bottle at barVolo for Zwanze Day 2014, Sept 20 2014) Very murky brownish gold with a small bubbly white head that fades. Aroma of white wine, light stone fruit and acid with lots of sweaty feet and cheese funk. Palate has acidic white wine, menthol, in the middle lots of bitter herbal and medicinal notes fight with the bright acidity but the result is surprisingly mellow. In the finish, lingering acid, some grain, herbs, light wood. Medium body with basically no carb. This is a very smooth lambic that channels the white wine character and acidity well without giving up its own qualities. Zippy palate and a nice bold finish. My girlfriend’s favourite Cantillon so far, I believe.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
falco242 (283) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Aroma is wild and I swear I get a burnt aroma off it...weird...I know. But it was so well balanced. The tartness was so smooth and the funk was just present to linger on the finish but not make it bad. So good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rouhlas (209) - GREECE - OCT 18, 2014
From tap at BierCab, Barcelona. Hazy, pale golden color with no head. Aroma is fruity, citrus and peach, barnyard funky. Taste is sweet and sour, light salty too. Medium, oily, fizzy.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
HoppyBudgie (756) - SOLA, NORWAY - OCT 17, 2014
On tap at Biercab. Dark orange color with a thin head. Aroma of honey, grapes and a very little bit of lactic acid. Moderate sourness. Lots of wheat and acidic grapes. Lightly tart. Love the balance of sweet and sour in this one. Yes please

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lukasmh (184) - Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 13, 2014
Tap. Pours hazy delicate yellow with surprisingly big white head that actually lasts some time. Nearly sparkling. Aroma is sweet cantillon funk, brett and muscat wine and ripe grapes. Along there’s is citrus, some dry wood and only a hint of wheat. Taste is sour, vinegar and here there really is to speak a bout vinous by. Lot of dry white wine notes. Fizzy carbonation spreads out the tart finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
olsvammel (3404) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 12, 2014
On tap at Akkurat. Sour smell with grape. Sour and fruity taste with berries. Nice level of soruness. Very nice beer!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
decaturstevo (5168) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Pale yellow pour with creamy white head and lace. Very tart aroma. Very tart acidic flavor with no fruity esters. Medium boded with good carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
olliejobbins (826) - Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2014
750ml bottle shared with rob at cantillon. they didn’t have fou’foune (which i’ve had before) so we had this instead. Pours a very hazy orangey-yellow. Aroma is of the Cantillon brewery itself - musty, barn, dusty, yeasty but you can smell the grapes too. Taste is tart, sour, dry, lively, yeasty, fruity/acidic grapes. tastes of the smell of oak barrel.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BiiruBierBeer (190) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Smells and tastes like a lot of lactic sourness mixed with white grapes. There is also some acetic taste in there, presumably from age. This is a very drinkable sour.


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